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10:35 AM ET, April 6, 2020

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Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Scoop: Inside the epic White House fight over hydroxychloroquine  —  The White House coronavirus task force had its biggest fight yet on Saturday, pitting economic adviser Peter Navarro against infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci.  At issue: How enthusiastically should the White House tout …
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CNN:
Heated disagreement breaks out in Situation Room over hydroxychloroquine  —  (CNN)There was a heated disagreement in the Situation Room this weekend over the efficacy of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine — but multiple sources say it was mostly one-sided, as President Donald Trump's …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and The Week
Chandelis Duster / CNN:
Peter Navarro on his qualifications to disagree with Dr. Anthony Fauci on coronavirus treatments: 'I'm a social scientist'  —  Washington (CNN)White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday said he was qualified to engage and disagree with Dr. Anthony Fauci on the use of an anti-malarial drug …
Discussion: Axios, Political Wire and POLITICUSUSA
Gina Yu / CNN:
Trump suggests hydroxychloroquine may protect against Covid-19.  Researchers say there's no evidence of that
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Frank Bruni / New York Times:
Has Anyone Found Trump's Soul?  Anyone?  —  He's not rising to the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic.  He's shriveling into nothingness.  —  Do you remember President George W. Bush's remarks at Ground Zero in Manhattan after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks?
Discussion: Kaiser Health News and Althouse
Politico:
Fried v. DeSantis: the coronavirus edition — Florida builds a mystery app — More pressure over unemployment fiasco — Early voting settlement reached  —  Hello and welcome to Monday.  —  The daily rundown — Between Saturday night and Sunday night, the number of Florida …
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Mary Ellen Klas / Miami Herald:
DeSantis doing better than Trump in handling coronavirus crisis, Florida poll shows  —  Although Gov. Ron DeSantis has taken his cues in handling the state's response to the coronavirus directly from the president, a narrow majority of Florida voters approve of the job he is doing …
Discussion: Political Wire
Charles Sykes / The Bulwark:
Tuesday's Wisconsin Election Is Our Future  —  Chaos.  A public health disaster.  And partisan trench warfare, too.  —  Normally, there are around 180 polling places in the city of Milwaukee, serving roughly 300,000 registered voters.  Unless there is a drastic, last minute change in plans …
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NBC News:
Wisconsin's election clash is a warning for November
Discussion: Vox
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Wisconsin legislature comes under fire for ‘unconscionable’ decision to hold primary amid coronavirus pandemic
Discussion: Reuters, Mother Jones and Fox News
Aleem Maqbool / BBC:
Coronavirus: Pastor who decried ‘hysteria’ dies after attending Mardi Gras  —  Pastor Landon Spradlin wasn't worried about coronavirus when we went to New Orleans to preach during Mardi Gras.  A month later he was dead.  —  “He loved to laugh.  He loved to play guitar.
Discussion: Informed Comment
New York Times:
He Led a Top Navy Ship.  Now He Sits in Quarantine, Fired and Infected.  —  Colleagues say the downfall of Captain Brett E. Crozier was charging headlong into the Trump administration's narrative that it had everything in the coronavirus pandemic under control.
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Wall Street Journal:   Aboard the USS Roosevelt, Sailors Braced for the Worst
NBC News:
Government watchdog: Hospitals face severe shortages of medical gear, confusing guidance from government  —  An internal government report found that one hospital was so short of thermometers it could screen staff and patients for coronavirus only at random.  —  Government watchdog: Hospitals face severe shortages of medical gear
Discussion: Raw Story
The Daily Beast:
Trump Eyes Accused ‘Quack’ Dr. Oz for Coronavirus Advice  —  The president can't stop talking about an unproven COVID-19 treatment — the same one the oft-critized TV doctor keeps pushing and pushing.  —  As the global pandemic and a staggering economic crisis swells, Dr. Mehmet Oz …
Discussion: The Week, Raw Story and Reuters
New York Times:
U.S. Will Give Terrorist Label to White Supremacist Group for First Time  —  The designation of the Russian Imperial Movement reflects growing concerns among U.S. officials about violent white supremacists with transnational links.  —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected …
Eli Saslow / Washington Post:
'You're basically right next to the nuclear reactor.' … I could be the last person some of these patients ever see, or the last voice they hear.  A lot of people will never come off the ventilator.  That's the reality of this virus.  I force myself to think about that for a few seconds each …
New York Times:
As School Moves Online, Many Students Stay Logged Out  —  Teachers at some schools across the country report that less than half of their students are participating in online learning.  —  Chronic absenteeism is a problem in American education during the best of times, but now …
Discussion: Los Angeles Times
Associated Press:
Trump sees limits of presidency in avoiding blame for virus  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is confronting the most dangerous crisis a U.S. leader has faced this century as the coronavirus spreads and a once-vibrant economy falters.  As the turmoil deepens …
Politico:
Dems find a rallying cry: Trump tanked the economy  —  For most of the presidential campaign, the economy looked like the one thing that could overcome Donald Trump's stubbornly low approval ratings and carry him to a second term.  Even many Democrats acknowledged they had no cohesive economic message of their own.
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Adam Goodman / The Daily Caller:   President Trump Is Taking The Lead In The Campaign To Save America
The Guardian:
Boris Johnson admitted to hospital with coronavirus  —  Move follows rumours that prime minister's condition had been worsening  —  Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus after suffering persistent symptoms for 10 days.  —  Downing Street insisted it was just a precautionary measure …
Fortune:
5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory spurs rash of telecom tower arson fires  —  Telecom masts that enable the next generation of wireless communication were set on fire in the U.K. in recent days, apparently by people motivated by a theory that the tech helps spread the coronavirus.  Investors are taking note.
Jeff Stein / Washington Post:
Americans hit by economic shocks as confusion, stumbles undermine Trump's stimulus effort  —  Small-business program gets off to rocky start and White House makes hard pivot on $1,200 checks as enormity of task swamps administration  —  The Trump administration has stumbled in its initial push …
Joel Hay / National Review:
Has Sweden Found the Right Solution to the Coronavirus?  —  Unlike other countries, it has so far avoided both isolation and economic ruin.  —  If the COVID-19 pandemic tails off in a few weeks, months before the alarmists claim it will, they will probably pivot immediately and pat themselves …
L. Brent Bozell III / Washington Times:
How the liberal media weaponizes COVID-19 against Trump  —  ‘Coronavirus now, politics later — please’  —  ANALYSIS/OPINION:  —  America faces an existential threat from the COVID-19 virus, but our response is made needlessly more difficult because a partisan media has weaponized the virus as a cudgel against the president.
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Trump vs. Biden on coronavirus: The timeline is utterly damning  —  We're now learning that President Trump's efforts to promote an anti-malarial drug for use against the coronavirus is causing internal administration tensions.  Anthony Fauci, the administration's own leading expert …
Wall Street Journal:
Coronavirus Cases Rise Sharply, as U.S. Braces for Most Challenging Days Ahead  —  U.S. adds more than 33,000 cases; British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is hospitalized after suffering persistent symptoms of Covid-19  —  Health officials warned Americans to brace for a pivotal week …
Donna Ladd / Jackson Free Press:
SCV: Gov. Tate Reeves Proclaimed ‘Confederate Heritage Month’ on April 3 … As coronavirus spiked across the state, the Mississippi Sons of Confederate Veterans posted a copy of an April 3 state proclamation naming this month as “Confederate Heritage Month.”
Politico:
Marco Rubio finds his next act  —  Marco Rubio's political fortunes have gyrated frequently during his 10 years in national politics.  But the coronavirus outbreak may have brought the Florida GOP senator to his most critical moment yet.  —  As chairman of the usually sleepy Small Business Committee …
Greg Jaffe / Washington Post:
A Michigan congresswoman, a guy in line in China and a global scramble to find N95 masks  —  HOLLY, Mich. — Rep. Elissa Slotkin was trying the governor, the head of a major auto parts supplier and the CEO of a Detroit bicycle company that imports parts from China in a frantic search for someone …
Manuel Roig-Franzia / Washington Post:
The young and eventful Senate career of wealthy Georgia businesswoman Kelly Loeffler  —  The young and eventful Senate career of Kelly Loeffler, a wealthy Georgia business executive and political neophyte, was born in a maelstrom and was barely three months old when it entered another.
Discussion: Daily Kos
 
 
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Lloyd Green / The Guardian:
‘Trump is killing his own supporters’ - even White House insiders know it
Discussion: Raw Story and The Daily Beast
Jim Tankersley / New York Times:
U.S. Is Nowhere Close to Reopening the Economy, Experts Say
Discussion: Washington Post
Aaron E. Carroll / New York Times:
How Will We Know When It's Time to Reopen the Nation?
Discussion: CNN
Jenna Ellis / The Federalist:
Why It's Unconstitutional To Keep Grocery Stores Open While Closing Churches
Jonathan Capehart / Washington Post:
Susan Rice on Trump's coronavirus response: ‘He has cost tens of thousands of American lives’
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
New York Times:
Hungary's Leader Grabbed Powers to Fight the Virus. Some Fear Other Motives.
Jennifer Senior / New York Times:
Donald Trump the Narcissist Is Running the Coronavirus Crisis
Josh Kraushaar / National Journal:
Evaluating the Biden veepstakes
Discussion: Instapundit
 Earlier Items: 
Detroit News:
Whitmer must make Michigan her priority
Discussion: Fox News
New York Post:
Trump admin weighs legal action over alleged Chinese hoarding of PPE
David Remnick / New Yorker:
New York City in the Coronavirus Pandemic
Ben Smith / New York Times:
Americans Don't Trust the Media Anymore. So Why Do They Trust the Cuomos?
Carlos Barria / Reuters:
Louisiana church holds services, defying coronavirus stay-at-home order
Discussion: The Daily Caller, HuffPost and The Hill
Ryan Van Velzer / 89.3 WFPL News Louisville:
Federal Government Outbids Kentucky For Medical Equipment Amid Shortage
aphis.usda.gov:
USDA Statement on the Confirmation of COVID-19 in a Tiger in New York
Discussion: CNN, Slate, InsideHook and The Week